James Blunt is retiring from the music business. “I just want to take some time out for myself,” the singer-songwriter tells the Daily Mail. “I haven’t got any plans to do more songwriting. I have been chilling out since I finished my world tour and I’ve spent a lot of time in Ibiza, where I have a villa.”
- Contributed vocals to a charity single for Haiti, “Everybody Hurts” in 2010.
- Released third album, “Some Kind of Trouble” in 2010, selling more than 1 million copies.
- Toured that album for about a year.
- Announced retirement.